Lee Vining Resident Arrested for Sexual Assault on Minors

On Monday, August 23, 2021, investigators and deputies from the Mono County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mitchell Pinizzotto, age 35, from Lee Vining, on suspicion of committing sexual assaults on juvenile victims. Pinizzotto is being held in the Mono County Jail on felony charges of Rape, Kidnap, and Lewd and Lascivious Acts on a Child, with […]

4th District Supe, Jennifer Roeser, Host Town Halls

TOWN HALL MEETING Fourth District Supervisor Jennifer Roeser Updates: Caltrans pavement & sidewalk Broadband More INDEPENDENCE Time: 5:30 p.m. Date: August 29, 2021 Location: American Legion Hall, Independence (Kearsarge & Edwards) Bring Questions and Comments! BIG PINE Time: 6 p.m. Date: August 30, 2021 Location: Big Pine Town Hall (Dewey & Hall streets)

Tri County Fair CEO Jen McGuire Talks “What’s New” This Year at the Fair!

Crystal Geyser Announces $55,000 in Prize money for Ca Youth Sustainability Awards

  Today CG Roxane, maker of Crystal Geyser® Alpine Spring Water®, announced its first ever CA Youth Sustainability Awards Program, allocating $55,000 across six prizes recognizing young individuals who are making a difference in their local communities through sustainability efforts. In addition to a monetary prize, award winners will have the opportunity to tour CG Roxane’s San […]

Bronco Football Away Game Cancelled

Hello Everyone- Unfortunately,  Varsity Yerington football scheduled for Saturday, August 28th has been cancelled due to not having enough numbers.  The JV game at Yerington at 4:30PM is still on pending an air quality check Saturday morning.  We are still looking for games to fill the Varsity void and I will update you soon as I […]

Hiker Fatality in Death Valley

NPS photo NPS Search and Rescue team leaving Golden Canyon trailhead. Office of the Sheriff Inyo County, CA Death Valley National Park National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Inyo County Sheriff and Death Valley National Park Joint News Release Release Date: August 20, 2021 Contact: Carma Roper, Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, croper@inyocounty.us Abby […]

Help For Veterans

County of Inyo -JOINT PRESS RELEASE- VETERAN’S SERVICE OFFICE AND HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gordon Greene, Veterans Service Officer, ggreene@inyocounty.us Marilyn Mann, Health and Human Services Director, mmann@inyocounty.us HELP FOR VETERANS Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? Recent events in Afghanistan have been on the minds […]


August 18, 2021 ESCOG LOOKS AT REGIONAL AIR SERVICE United flights from San Francisco, Denver and Los Angeles will begin landing at the Bishop Regional Airport at the end of this year, just in time for ski season. The icing on the airport’s cake will be a sprung structure to house Transportation Security Administration screenings […]

Local Boy Beaten at a Party at Crowley Lake

From: Sheriff Ingrid Braun Date: August 19, 2021 Re: Press Release – Juvenile Subject Detained in Violent Assault at Party ___________________________________________________________________________________________ On Saturday, August 14, at approximately 10:19 pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call for a juvenile who had been badly beaten at a party near the Crowley Lake Dam. Several […]

Amber Alert 8-20-21